Sunday, August 08, 2010

Claude Debussy


Marcelle Meyer

I linked to Lazare Levy playing Masques a couple of years back, pointing out that it might be the best example of Debussy playing I've ever heard. Marcelle Meyer's playing is certainly in the same league. Thrilling and astonishing wouldn't begin to describe it. She is said to have studied with Debussy, specifically his Preludes. No. 7, from Book II of the Preludes:

La terrasse des audiences au claire de lune

[Anthony McCarthy]